Robert Griffin III injury update: More tests required Tuesday to learn extent of knee injury

Washington's Robert Griffin III suffered a knee injury on Sunday and while an initial MRI appeared to reveal a serious knee injury, further tests are needed to confirm the full extent of the damage.

Even after undergoing a MRI on Monday, the condition of Robert Griffin III's knee remains unknown. The MRI suggested the Redskins quarterback suffered partially torn ligaments on Sunday but Griffin will undergo further tests on Tuesday.

Griffin began Sunday's game against Seattle nursing a knee sprain and appeared to tweak the injury in the early going. He remained in, however, until suffering another injury during the fourth quarter. Griffin's right knee buckled as he attempted to pick up a fumble. He laid on the turf for several minutes before eventually being helped off the field by the medical staff.

Monday's MRI appeared to reveal partial tears to his ACL and LCL, but there is still question whether the tears shown in the MRI are a new injury. Griffin tore the ACL in his right knee in 2009 and it's possible the old injury is causing a false reading of the MRI. Griffin will fly to Florida to undergo further testing on Tuesday with orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

It's possible Griffin would have to undergo exploratory surgery to determine the full extent of the injury.

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